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DHS Operations Blue Lotus and Four Horsemen Stopped Nearly 10,000 Pounds of Fentanyl, Led to 284 Arrests
DHS agencies announced the results of Operations Blue Lotus and Four Horsemen, surge efforts to curtail the flow of illicit fentanyl smuggled into the United States from Mexico, as the U.S. Department of Justice announced referrals for prosecution in cases stemming from the operations in Arizona and Southern California.
Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on the Retirement of U.S. Border Patrol Chief Raul L. Ortiz
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement on the retirement of U.S. Border Patrol Chief Raul L. Ortiz.
DHS Improves Customer Experience by Simplifying Services Used by the Public
DHS announced that it has reduced the total amount of time the public spends accessing DHS services by 20 million hours, a goal set by Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas in 2022.
DHS Secretary Mayorkas Previews Summer Travel Season, Highlights TSA PreCheck® Perks
Today, the Department of Homeland Security released b-roll for broadcast of Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas inspecting new technology and operations at Dulles International Airport this week ahead of the summer travel season that kicks off with this weekend’s Memorial Day holiday
DHS Issues National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas issued a National Terrorism Advisory System (NTAS) Bulletin regarding the continued heightened threat environment across the United States.
Statement from Secretary Mayorkas on the Anniversary of the Shooting in Uvalde, Texas
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released the following statement on the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, which occurred one year ago.
DHS Announces First Department-Wide Policy on Body-Worn Cameras
As required by President Biden’s Executive Order on Advancing Effective, Accountable Policing and Criminal Justice Practices to Enhance Public Trust and Public Safety, today Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas announced the first Department-wide policy on Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs) for its law enforcement officers and agents. The Department’s plan will include a phased implementation of BWCs while working with Congress to secure the necessary funding to equip agents nationwide with BWCs.
Statement by Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro N. Mayorkas Regarding Immigration Enforcement Efforts
Secretary of Homeland Security Alejandro N. Mayorkas released a statement on Immigration Enforcement Efforts
DHS Launches Digital Ad Campaign to Counter Smuggler Lies
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) today launched a digital advertising campaign to counter lies peddled by smugglers about the end of the public health Order under Title 42.
DHS and DOJ Finalize Rule to Incentivize Use of Lawful Immigration Pathways
After receiving and considering over 50,000 public comments in response to a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking issued earlier this year, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) finalized a new rule to further incentivize individuals to use lawful, safe, and orderly pathways to enter the United States.